Larry Nassar, Michigan State, Gymnastics
Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar enters the courtroom during the sentencing phase in Eaton, County Circuit Court on January 31, 2018 in Charlotte, Michigan. The number of identified sexual abuse victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has grown to 265, a Michigan judge announced Wednesday as a final sentencing hearing commenced. Prosecutors said at least 65 victims were to confront Nassar in court, in the last of three sentencing hearings for the disgraced doctor who molested young girls and women for two decades in the guise of medical treatment. / AFP PHOTO / JEFF KOWALSKY (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Video: After Larry Nassar, USOC taking steps to protect athletes

On Tuesday, the Michigan legislature is expected to hold a key vote on legislation in response to the Larry Nassar sexual assault crimes. Nassar is the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor in prison for sexually assaulting hundreds of his patients.

The legislature has introduced dozens of bills to improve the state's sexual assault laws.

According to Michigan public radio, one of the bills in front of the committee would add physical therapists and their assistants to the list of professions required to report suspected child abuse. The legislation originally included more professions, but those were taken out in a House committee.

Earlier this year, Cronkite News's Troy Lynch sat down with IOC board member Anita DeFrantz to discuss the US Olympic Committee's response to the Nassar scandal.

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